Ryan Seacrest Replacing Dick Clark: Twitter Reacts

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After the sudden death of television legend Dick Clark earlier this week, talk has begun of a new reign over "New Year's Rockin' Eve", to be helmed by American Idol host and radio personality Ryan Seacrest.

It shouldn't come as a surprise that Seacrest will be taking over, since he's co-hosted the live event since 2005 after Clark's stroke left him unable to perform the duties alone. The two share quite a few similarities, both having worked in radio and hosting hugely successful television shows; they also share a seemingly tireless work ethic, multi-tasking several projects and jobs at once.

But not everyone is a fan, and the idea of anyone replacing such a household name is throwing some people off.

Let's put things in perspective. Dick Clark helped create what was once the music business. Ryan Seacrest interviews Kardashians.(image) 2 days ago via TweetDeck ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

R.I.P. Dick Clark. You were cooler than Ryan Seacrest.(image) 2 days ago via Echofon ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

Dick Clark has passed. And another piece in Ryan Seacrest's sinister plot falls into place.(image) 2 days ago via web ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

Now that Dick Clark has died we have to watch Ryan Seacrest for the next 50 years.(image) 2 days ago via Twitter for iPhone ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

i am not prepared for a world where jeff winger knockoff ryan seacrest is telling me what year it is instead of dick clark(image) 2 days ago via TweetDeck ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

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Amanda Crum is a writer and artist from Kentucky. She's a fan of Edward Gorey, Hunter S. Thompson, and horror movies. You can follow her on Google:+Amanda Crum

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